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Edward A. Newnam papers, 1935-1978

Creator:
Newnam, Edward A.  Search this
Subject:
Audubon, John James  Search this
Eakins, Thomas  Search this
Hewitt, W. K. (William Keesey)  Search this
Inman, Henry  Search this
Linton, Frank Benton Ashley  Search this
Meyers, Samuel  Search this
Penington, Edward  Search this
Rubicam, Jonathan  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert  Search this
Rourke, Constance  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- United States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6543
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215818
AAA_collcode_newnedwa
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215818

Edward A. Newnam papers

Creator:
Newnam, Edward A.  Search this
Names:
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851  Search this
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916  Search this
Hewitt, W. K. (William Keesey), 1817-1893  Search this
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846  Search this
Linton, Frank Benton Ashley, 1871-1943  Search this
Meyers, Samuel  Search this
Penington, Edward, 1766-1834  Search this
Rourke, Constance, 1885-1941  Search this
Rubicam, Jonathan  Search this
Stuart, Gilbert, 1755-1828  Search this
Extent:
19 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1935-1978
Scope and Contents:
Letters to Newnam written in response to queries regarding portraits Newnam is painting or selling. Included are letters, 1937, from Victor Morris Tyler, Morris Tyler, and Constance Rourke regarding a Henry Inman portrait of John J. Audubon which Newnam wishes to copy; from Mildred Steinbach,1952, Asst. Librarian at the Frick Art Reference Library regarding portraits by Thomas Eakins of Frank Linton and Samuel Meyers; from Hannah J. Howell, 1952-3, Librarian at the Frick Art Reference Library regarding photographs of Gilbert Stuart's portraits of Edward Penington and Mrs. Penington; from Raymond Rubicam, 1955, regarding his purchase of a portrait by William K. Hewitt of his great uncle Jonathan Rubicam; also included is a photograph of the portrait; from Howell, 1957, thanking Newnam for a photo of a painting by Gustavus Hesselius; letters and a photograph regarding a portrait of Baroness Brudenell, 1966 and 1970; and a letter from Marguerite Coolbaugh, 1978, regarding a photograph of Abraham Lincoln.
Biographical / Historical:
Art dealer and portrait painter; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Donated 1994 by Edward A. Newnam.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art dealers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.newnedwa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-newnedwa

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